Melobasis thoracica

1 A jewel beetle at Dunlop, ACT

Melobasis thoracica at Dunlop, ACT - 6 Sep 2019
Melobasis thoracica at Dunlop, ACT - 6 Sep 2019
Melobasis thoracica at Dunlop, ACT - 6 Sep 2019
Melobasis thoracica at Dunlop, ACT - 6 Sep 2019
Melobasis thoracica at Dunlop, ACT - 6 Sep 2019
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Identification history

Melobasis thoracica 6 Dec 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Melobasis thoracica 6 Sep 2019 CathB

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Harrisi wrote:
   7 Sep 2019
Well done Cath !

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Ogcodes sp. (genus) (Hunchback Fly) at Aranda, ACT - 18 Oct 2022 by CathB
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Euops sp. (genus) (A leaf-rolling weevil) at Aranda, ACT - 10 Oct 2021 by CathB
Austrotephritis sp. (genus) (Fruit fly or Seed fly) at Aranda, ACT - 10 Oct 2021 by CathB
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Aglaopus pyrrhata (Leaf Moth) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Oct 2020 by CathB
Hecatesia fenestrata (Common Whistling Moth) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Oct 2020 by CathB
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Castiarina decemmaculata (Ten-spot Jewel Beetle) at Holt, ACT - 13 Oct 2020 by CathB
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Aranda, ACT - 10 Oct 2020 by KMcCue
Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Aranda, ACT - 21 Sep 2020 by CathB
Drosera auriculata (Tall Sundew) at Aranda, ACT - 21 Sep 2020 by CathB
Spilonota-group (A Tortricid moth) at Holt, ACT - 29 Aug 2020 by CathB
Tapinoma sp. (genus) (Dwarf Pedicel Ant) at Holt, ACT - 29 Aug 2020 by CathB
Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Aranda, ACT - 28 Aug 2020 by dwise
Amanita sp. (Amanita sp.) at Aranda, ACT - 12 May 2020 by Tammy
Strepsicrates macropetana (Eucalyptus Leafroller) at Aranda, ACT - 6 Mar 2020 by CathB
Lycosidae (family) (Unidentified wolf spider) at Aranda, ACT - 10 Nov 2019 by CathB
Cixiidae sp. (family) (Cixiid planthopper) at Dunlop, ACT - 27 Sep 2019 by CathB
Euophryinae sp.(Undescribed) (subfamily) (A jumping spider) at Aranda, ACT - 18 Sep 2019 by CathB
Badumna insignis (Black House Spider) at Dunlop, ACT - 15 Apr 2019 by CathB
Podomyrma sp. (genus) (Muscleman Tree Ant) at Dunlop, ACT - 4 Mar 2019 by CathB
Comptosia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Comptosia bee fly) at Aranda, ACT - 4 Mar 2019 by CathB
Chrysomelidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Leaf Beetle) at Dunlop, ACT - 22 Dec 2018 by CathB
Reduviidae (family) (An assassin bug) at Aranda, ACT - 19 Nov 2018 by CathB
Eurymutilla sp. (genus) (Mutillid wasp or velvet ant) at Aranda, ACT - 16 Nov 2018 by CathB
Philobota undescribed species near arabella (A concealer moth) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Oct 2018 by Alison Milton
Laetiporus portentosus (White Punk) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Oct 2018 by Alison Milton
Cicadellidae (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Belconnen, ACT - 7 Sep 2018 by CathB
Cicadellidae (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Dunlop, ACT - 7 Sep 2018 by CathB
Jotus auripes (Jumping spider) at Aranda, ACT - 3 May 2018 by CathB
Myrmecia piliventris (Golden tail bull ant) at Aranda, ACT - 15 Apr 2018 by CathB
Philagra sp. (genus) (A spittlebug) at Aranda, ACT - 15 Apr 2018 by CathB
Socca pustulosa (Knobbled Orbweaver) at Aranda, ACT - 12 Mar 2018 by CathB
Gotra sp. (genus) (Unidentified Gotra ichneumon wasp) at Belconnen, ACT - 12 Mar 2018 by CathB
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Slender Robber Fly) at Point 49 - 22 Jan 2018 by CathB
Plectobela undescribed species (A concealer moth) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Jan 2018 by CathB
Harpobittacus australis (Hangingfly) at Belconnen, ACT - 12 Nov 2017 by CathB
Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Belconnen, ACT - 3 Nov 2017 by PeterR
Coryphistes ruricola (Bark-mimicking Grasshopper) at Belconnen, ACT - 12 Oct 2017 by MattM
Araneus dimidiatus (Half Orb-weaver) at Belconnen, ACT - 10 Oct 2017 by CathB
Lehtinelagia sp. (genus) (Flower Spider or Crab Spider) at Aranda, ACT - 6 Oct 2017 by CathB
Salticidae (family) (Unidentified Jumping spider) at Point 49 - 6 Oct 2017 by CathB
Zygometis xanthogaster (Crab spider or Flower spider) at Belconnen, ACT - 6 Oct 2017 by CathB
Lepidoscia (genus) IMMATURE (Unidentified Cone Case Moth larva, pupa, or case) at Aranda, ACT - 5 Oct 2017 by CathB
Psychidae (family) IMMATURE (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Aranda, ACT - 1 Oct 2017 by CathB
Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at Belconnen, ACT - 1 Aug 2017 by CathB
Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Belconnen, ACT - 4 Jan 2017 by CathB

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  • 1 Abundance
  • 6 Sep 2019 02:28 PM Recorded on
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  • Acacia buxifolia Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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